Dr. Paul Pang

Professor, Department of Computing, Unitec Institute of Technology

Contact details

Phone:+64 9 8154321 (8392)
Email:ppang@unitec.ac.nz

Key Research Interests

Dr. Pang's research fields include: Agent Data Mining, Incremental and Multi-task Learning, SVM Aggregating Intelligence, Intelligent Systems and Industry Applications.

Key Publications

Pang S. and Ban, T. Kadobayashi, Y., and Kasabov, N. (2012) LDA Merging and Splitting with Applications to Multi-agent Cooperative Learning and System Alteration, IEEE Transactions on System, Man, and Cybernetics-Part B , vol. 42, no. 2, pp. 552-564. (ISI Impact factor 2.674)

Chen G. Sarrafzadeh A. and Pang S., Service Provision Control in Federated Service Providing Systems, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 2012

Pang S. and Ban, T. Kadobayashi, Y., and Kasabov, N. (2011) Personalized Mode Tansductive Spanning Support Vector Machine Classification Tree, Information Science, vol. 181, no. 11, pp. 2071 - 2085, 2011. (2010 ISI Impact factor 2.833)

Ozawa, S. Pang, S. and Kasabov, N. (2008) Incremental Learning of Chunk Data for On-line Pattern Classification Systems, IEEE Transactions on Neural Network, 19(6):1061-1074, June 2008. (ISI Impact factor 2.624, ERA Tier-A*)

Ozawa, S. Pang, S. and Kasabov, N., (2006), On-line Feature Selection for Adaptive Evolving Connectionist Systems, International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control, 2(1):181-192. (ISI Impact factor 1.664)

Pang, S. Ozawa, S, and Kasabov, N. (2005), Incremental Linear Discriminant Analysis for Classification of Data Streams, IEEE Transactions on System, Man, and Cybernetics-Part B, 35(5), 905-914. (ISI Impact factor 2.674)

Pang, S. and Kasabov, N., (2009), Encoding and Decoding the Knowledge of Association Rules over SVM Classification Trees, Knowledge and Information Systems, 19(1): 79-105. (ISI Impact factor 2.0)

Pang, S. Kim, D., Bang S. (2005), Face Membership Authentication Using SVM Classification Tree Generated by Membership-based LLE Data Partition, IEEE Transactions on Neural Network, 16(2): 436-446. (ISI Impact factor 2.624, ERA Tier-A*)

Pang, S. Kim, H,  Kim, D., and Bang S. (2004), Prediction of the Suitability for Image-matching Based on Self-Similarity of Vision Contents, Image and Vision Computing Journal, 22(5): 355-365. (2010 ISI Impact factor 1.525)

Kim, H. Pang, S. Je, H.  and Kim, D., (2003), Sung Yang Bang: Constructing support vector machine ensemble. Pattern Recognition 36(12): 2757-2767.  (Elsevier: Top 20 requested papers of pattern recognition, April 2002 - April 2004) (ISI Impact factor 2.607, ERA Tier-A*)

Ozawa, S. Toh, s. Abe, S. Pang, S. and Kasabov, N., (2005), Incremental Learning for Online Face Recognition, Neural Network, 18(5-6): 575-584. (ISI Impact factor 1.955)

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Awards and Society Activties

  • Visiting Professor, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan, 2012
  • Executive Dean Award, Faculty of Creative Industries and Business, Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand, October, 2012.
  • Research Excellence Award, Faculty of Creative Industries and Business, Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand, October, 2012.
  • Research Excellence Award, Faculty of Creative Industries and Business, Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand, October, 2011.
  • Best Paper Award, IEEE International Workshop on Data Mining & Artificial Intelligence, in conjunction with 11th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT2008).
  • Best Paper Award, IEEE 2003 International Conference on Neural Networks and Signal Processing.
  • Member of New Zealand Ministry of Education Delegation to Shanghai Expo2010
  • Senior Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, IEEE
  • Invited speaker, 16th International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP09), Bangkok, Thailand, 2009
  • Invited speaker, 14th International Conference on Neural Information Processing ICONIP07/Brain-IT 2007, Kitakyushu, Japan Nov, 2007.
  • Orgnizing Chair, 1st International Cybersecurity Data Mining Competition 2010, CDMC2011@ICONIP2010, Sydney, Australia.
  • Orgnizing Chair, 2nd International Cybersecurity Data Mining Competition 2011, CDMC2011@ICONIP2011, HangZhou, China.
  • Orgnizing Chair, 3rd International Cybersecurity Data Mining Competition 2012, CDMC2011@ICONIP2012, Doha, Qatar.
  • Orgnizing Chair, 4th International Cybersecurity Data Mining Competition 2013, CDMC2011@ICONIP2012, Daegu, Korea.

 

Teaching

  • Data Mining and its applications to business and industry.
  • Research and professional practice at Doctorate Level.
  • Thesis supervision at masters and doctorate Level.